Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas

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Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas
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Mitchell-Cárdenas performing in Portland, Oregon in 2009.
Background information
Born (1977-07-25) July 25, 1977 (age 37)
Origin McAllen, Texas, United States
Genres Electronica, alternative, indie, pop, rock, ambient, jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, Producer
Instruments Bass, double bass, guitar, sampler, drums, synth bass, trap kit, Backing vocals
Years active 1989–present
Labels Teleprompt / Warner Bros. Records
Associated acts Mutemath
Plastic Planets
Manic After Midnite
IPM (Influential Phecal Material)
Meshach Jackson
Roadside Prophets

Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas (born July 25, 1977 in Houston, Texas) is a Mexican-American musician and writer. He is the bassist (and sometimes guitarist) for the rock band Mutemath. Mitchell-Cárdenas has been playing in bands since he was twelve years old and has worked as a session musician and producer for many groups.



  • Jive Demo (1992) – electric guitar

With Earthsuit[edit]

With Mutemath[edit]

  • Mutemath (2006) – electric and acoustic bass
  • Armistice (2009) – electric and acoustic bass, guitar on "Spotlight"[1]
  • Odd Soul (2011) – electric bass, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and percussion


  • Roadside ProphetsKafecito Sessions (1995) – acoustic guitar and vocals
  • Katie Wilson – Demo (2007) – electric and acoustic bass
  • Gentlemen at Arms – EP (2007)[2]
  • Slow Hands – Dependence (2008) – bass on "Cocoon"
  • Mari IijimaTake a Picture Against the Light (2012) – bass on "Impossible People"[3]
  • Pescao VivoMi Fortuna (2012) – electric & acoustic guitar, bass, vocals, programming
  • Empire TheoryColors EP (2012) – electric & acoustic guitar, bass, programming
  • Plastic Planets – Plastic Planets (2013) - electric & acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Manic After MidniteFaces (Can You Tell Me) Single (2014) – bass



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